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Take a deep breath

Watch what happens inside the human body during physical activity. Look at diagrams of the human circulatory and respiratory systems. Explore the functions of major organs and tissues. Examine animations showing how a person breathes and how the heart pumps blood around the body. Predict the effects of walking or running ...

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Eyeball challenge: stone wheel puzzle

Investigate a range of animal eyes: dog, cat, bee, fish, eagle and human. Discover how these animals see things in different ways because their eyes have different structures. For example, look at an animal's field of view, how it focuses and sees colours. Choose eyes with good close-up vision to solve a puzzle and unlock ...

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Eyeball challenge: mission 2

Investigate a range of animal eyes: dog, cat, bee, fish, eagle and human. Discover how these animals see things in different ways because their eyes have different structures. For example, look at an animal's field of view, how it focuses and sees colours. Find your way through an ancient temple by choosing eyes suited ...

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Animal search: is it an amphibian: assessment

Test your understanding of animal groups based on their physical features. Work through a list of features to classify animals and identify an amphibian. For example, identify a group of animals that have a backbone, and then identify a subset that have slimy skin. Answer true/false questions about features of amphibians. ...

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Forbes Carlile discusses development of Australian sports science, 2008

This is an edited sound recording of the leading sports scientist and swimming coach Forbes Carlile speaking about his work in sports science. Carlile says that he worked under the 'father of sports science in Australia', Professor Frank Cotton. His own interest in the field was as a physiologist, measuring physical changes ...

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Forbes Carlile talks about sports science as a career, 2008

This is an edited sound recording of the Australian sports scientist and swimming coach Forbes Carlile (1921-), speaking about sports science as a career. Carlile states that being competent at sport is useful, but not absolutely essential, for someone to be a good sports scientist. He says all scientific discoveries lend ...

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Native Australian insects

This collection of 25 digital curriculum resources about native Australian insects is organised into five categories - body structure; feeding; life cycle; nests and shelters; and social organisation. Images in this collection demonstrate some important and interesting features of insects. Two interactive learning objects ...

Teacher resource

Me, myself and I - unit of work

This unit of work provides activities in which students explore their identity and learn about various functions of the human body. Students also learn to gather, measure and classify information, and observe how humans are different and how they are alike. The unit integrates learning in literacy, science, art and IT.

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Energy to survive, move and grow: learning sequence

This learning sequence provides a range of classroom activities that explore the requirements of energy on a daily basis for growth and under changing environmental conditions. The sequence outlines six teaching and learning sessions that include example stimulus questions, images, interactive simulations and datasets. ...